Helpful Websites and Information
These are some resources that have been found to be useful. Sharing these links does not indicate an endorsement of any group or service. These are provided for information purposes only.EPARENT:Information for people with disabilities and special healthcare needs.CHADD:Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder is a national organization with over 32,000 members and more than 500 chapters nationwide that provides support and information for parents who have children with ADD and adults with ADD.Autism New Jersey:Autism Research Institute:National Down Syndrome Society:International Dyslexia Association:The IDA is an international, non-profit organization dedicated to the study and treatment of learning disabilities and dyslexia. For nearly 50 years, the IDA has been helping individuals with dyslexia, their families, teachers, physicians, and researchers to better understand dyslexia.Alexander Graham Bell Association:Alexander Graham Bell Associaton for the Deaf and Hard of HearingLearning Disabilities Association of America:LDA is the largest non-profit volunteer organization advocating for individuals with learning disabilities. LDA has more than 600 local chapters and affiliates in 50 states, Washington, DC and Puerto Rico. LDA seeks to educate individuals with learning disabilities and their parents about the nature of the disability and inform them of their rights.National Center for Learning Disabilities:National Association of Developmental Disabilities:NJ Department of Education:National Information center for Children and Youth with Disabilities:SPAN Statewide Parent Advocacy Network:All Kinds of Minds:Association on Higher Education and Disability:An excellent organization to contact for individuals with disabilities who are planning to attend college and who will need special accommodations. Numerous training programs, workshops, publications, and conferences.Council for Exceptional Children (CEC):The largest international professional organization committed to improving educational outcomes for individuals with disabilities.Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic (RFB&D):RFB&D is recognized as the nation's leading educational lending library of academic and professional textbooks on audio tape from elementary through post-graduate and professional levels. Students with print disabilities can request cassette or diskette versions of books and order 4-track tape players.